Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Electronics in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronics over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronics
England > West Midlands
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 192 133
Rank change year-on-year +21 -59 +31
Contract jobs citing Electronics 9 20 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.33% 0.95%
As % of the General category 0.69% 1.26% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 16
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £378 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.53% +17.97% -8.57%
England median daily rate £475 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +18.75% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 23
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £20.65 £32.34 £31.29
90th Percentile £47.90 £39.13 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +8.33%

Electronics is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1305 1588 1599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 29.48% 26.24% 31.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 977 932
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £257 £225 £222
90th Percentile £550 £556 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 105
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £20.31 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.12% -28.75% -12.31%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.72 £12.35
90th Percentile £51.80 £40.05 £41.15
England median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.00% +11.11% -

Electronics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Electronics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Electronics in the West Midlands

Electronics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronics within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 5 £300 -20.53% 3
Warwickshire +4 2 - - 1
Electronics
England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Electronics.

1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
2 2 (22.22%) FlexRay
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) Hitachi
2 2 (22.22%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
3 1 (11.11%) Simulink
3 1 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SNMP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW

Electronics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) FlexRay
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Storage Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) GStreamer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Component Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) IEC 61508
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
1 2 (22.22%) Hitachi
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) NetApp
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) SAP
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